Fresh details have emerged revealing IEBC crisis meeting that was held yesterday. The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission, IEBC was holed up in a crisis meeting for the better part of Wednesday, 6th July 2022. A meeting that has sparked alot of reactions from people across the country.
With only 32 days to the August General Election, the Commission discussed key factors such as election preparedness and assessed how the ruling would affect the electioneering period.
According to the Justice Mrima, the requirements for candidates to present copies of identity card of supporters from at least 24 counties contravened Article 31 of the Constitution and the Data Protection Act.
Report indicates that the crisis meeting was held to weigh option available to them following the nullification of a rule that required presidential candidate to president at least 48,000 signatures and copies of identification cards of supporters for clearance.
Therefore media report shared indicates that the IEBC commissioners convened alongside it's legal department to discuss the available options including appealing the decision made by the high court Judge, Anthony Mrima.
According to the report shared, the ruling means that the commission may be compelled to include the likes of Murang'a county governor, Mwangi wa Iria and the independent candidate Reuben Kigame on the presidential ballot.
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